Katherine Feser

Katherine Feser

Katherine Feser covers a variety of subjects for the Houston Chronicle Business section. She coordinates some of the paper's most popular special sections, including the Chronicle 100, Home Price Survey, and Top Workplaces. She compiles many of the staples of the section, including the daily markets page, People in Business, event listings and real estate transactions.

Energy companies dominate Houston’s Fortune 500 members

All but three of the 26 Houston companies on latest Fortune 500 list are in the energy business.  More »

Anadarko crowns new tower at headquarters (photos)

Anadarko has hoisted a red oak tree atop the 31-story tower that will be the hallmark of its heaquarters in The Woodlands, in a “topping out” ceremony signaling the building has reached its final height.  More »

Energy companies rank among nation’s best workplaces

Three companies headquartered in the Houston-area have been listed in the nation’s Top 10 places to work.  More »

Local stock index roars to quarterly gain

The Bloomberg Houston Chronicle 150 index outperformed some other major stock indexes in the third quarter, with more than three-fourths of the companies showing gains.  More »

Schlumberger’s Gould to take top post at BG Group next year

Andrew Gould, chairman of oilfield service giant Schlumberger, will become chairman of BG Group next year, the British gas firm announced in a press release today.  More »

Gas prices dip to $3.23 a gallon

Gasoline prices changed course this week, falling 3 cents to an average of $3.23 per gallon of regular grade fuel in Houston, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.  More »

Eni ups estimate of giant Mozambique gas find

Eni announces that the discovery of gas made in the exploratory prospectus of Mamba South 1, Area 4 offshore Mozambique, is about 50% larger than what announced by the company on October 20th.  More »

U.S. rig count drops by 10 to 2,013

The U.S. rig count declined by 10 to 2,013 this week, Baker Hughes reported Friday. The rig count is up by 344 over a year ago.  More »

Gas prices up 8 cents

Drivers are paying more at the pump again, as gas prices rose a second week, according to the AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.  More »

Gas prices move higher

After four weeks of decline, gasoline prices changed course this week rising 4 cents to $3.18 per gallon in Houston, according to AAA Texas.  More »